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Apr 15, 2015 12:52 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The phallic object is large, thick, made of leather filled with bristles, and has a wooden tip.
Apr 14, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Injuries suggest the man may have participated in a form of jousting called tourney.
Apr 10, 2015 11:24 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Far from being a romantic scene, the burial represent a human sacrifice in which the man was killed to be entombed with the woman.
Apr 9, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Dozens of tombs filled with up to 40 mummies each have been discovered around a 1,200-year-old ceremonial site in Peru's Cotahuasi Valley.
Apr 1, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The names of the dead remain a mystery, but the excavation suggests they were poor. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
People were laid to rest without coffins, and even without shrouds, confirming the cemetery was mainly for the poor.
Mar 30, 2015 11:50 AM ET // AFP
The excavation is the first to offer evidence of an Egyptian occupation in the center of Tel Aviv 5,000 years ago.
Mar 23, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Stone tools that are half a million years old have been unearthed in Israel — and they still have traces of elephant fat clinging to them.
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